Category: feel better

Teen alcohol party

Our topic for this podcast: teen alcohol party Episode 45 – Dealing with a teen alcohol party “Last night was Halloween and my daughter (age 16, straight A, athlete, good kid) invited some friends over for a Halloween party in the basement. There were about 10 teens, boys and girls, hanging out, playing party games, … Read more…

Torie Henderson

What if you don’t like your kid?

Our topic for this episode: do you have an annoying pre-teen? Episode 44: Annoying Pre-Teen: What if you don’t like your kid? “My daughter is a pre-teen, and already immersed in puberty and the mood swings and irritability that goes with it. Getting her to do anything is a battle: homework, chores, coming to the … Read more…

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Torie Henderson

Constantly nagging and repeating myself

Episode 42 – Constantly nagging and repeating myself “I feel like I’m constantly nagging my kids to do things. Hang up your jacket, put your clothes in the hamper, clear your plate, turn off the xbox and do your homework — It’s like I only have two channels: the “nagging, frustrated, annoying mom” channel and … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Letting go of homework hassles

Episode #41  How to stop hovering and let go of homework hassles? Here is our question of the week about a mom struggling with her kid’s homework hassles. “I know I shouldn’t be managing my children’s homework so closely but I can’t seem to let go. If I don’t stay on top of them, check … Read more…

Torie Henderson

Rules for Dating Daughters

Episode 40: Rules for Dating Daughters Dear Torie,  My 14 year old girl (she is our oldest) is a freshman. She has been talking to a boy, who seems very nice and respectful, for over a month. They are in a big group of friends together. I need help with boundaries. They now want to … Read more…

Playing Bigger with Sara Dean

Question of the Day: “How I make time for me when there are so many things to get done?” There is so much good stuff in this episode, I couldn’t write it all down! Be sure to listen to this important conversation about… Making time for Mom. Moving the needle forward. Listening to your higher … Read more…

Nervous about the empty nest

Question of the Day: Empty Nest “I feel so strange. My oldest just left for college, my youngest has started her junior year of high school. These are busy and exciting times but I’m nervous about the empty nest. I distracted myself with the busy-ness of college but deep down, I just don’t want to … Read more…